Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Weekly Award Winners Announced

Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Weekly Award Winners Announced

GILBERT, Ariz. - North Carolina junior midfielder/forward Malin Evert and LIU Brooklyn sophomore goalkeeper Molly Jannell have been selected as the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I weekly award winners for competition from Oct. 23-29, it was announced on Wednesday.

Honorable mention status went to Connecticut senior defender Casey Umstead and Princeton senior forward Ryan McCarthy.

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Longstreth/NFHCA Division I Weekly Awards - Nov. 1

Offensive Player of the Week

Malin Evert, North Carolina Jr., M/F, Bad Schwartau, Germany/Gymnasium am Muehlenberg

Evert concluded the regular season by scoring four goals to lift the Tar Heels to a 6-4 win over Liberty on Sunday. She scored three times as UNC grabbed a 4-0 lead 23 minutes into the contest, then added another early in the second half for a 5-1 lead in the eventual 6-4 win.

Defensive Player of the Week

Molly Jannell, LIU Brooklyn So., GK, Georgetown, Mass./Georgetown

Jannell had an outstanding week with 25 saves and no goals allowed in two games. Her 13-save performance in a 1-0 win over Sacred Heart on Friday lifted LIU Brooklyn to a berth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Tournament in just the second season for the program. Jannell followed it up with 12 saves against Davidson on Sunday to help LIU Brooklyn play to a scoreless tie before falling in penalty strokes.

Honorable Mention

Casey Umstead, Connecticut Sr., D, Red Hill, Pa./Perkiomen

Umstead helped lead Connecticut to two more wins and just one goal allowed last week, which included a 3-0 shutout of then-No. 11 Boston College.

Ryan McCarthy, Princeton Sr., F, Madison, N.J./Oak Knoll

McCarthy had a hat trick to lift Princeton to a 5-1 win over Cornell on Saturday that clinched the Ivy League title and an NCAA playoff berth for the Tigers.